Eastern Carolina Young Men's Christian Association, Inc.
YMCA of Greater Charlotte
Beaver County YMCA
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Develops, organizes and implements high-quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):
Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a
commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.
Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to
create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance, and support.
Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.
Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.
Communication & Influence: Interprets messages and body language effectively. Listens with the intent to understand the perspective of others by using appropriate communication methods, including open-ended questions. Responds to the individual needs of the other person. Writes clearly and concisely, using correct grammar, vocabulary, and appropriate tone for the message or audience. Speaks in a clear, articulate manner. Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within the area of responsibility. Adopts a personal leadership style or approach to influence others
Critical Thinking and Decision making: Recognizes own biases and suspends judgmental thinking. Responds to challenges with possible solutions in a timely manner. Actively looks for and incorporates different points of view when making decisions. Gathers relevant, valid data to make appropriate decisions. Interprets data, feedback, and information, differentiating among assumptions, anecdotal evidence, and facts. Anticipates risk, implications, and possible outcomes before taking action. Weighs the pros and cons of multiple options to make decisions about complex problems.
Program and Project Management: Organizes program or project resources, space, or deliverables to best meet intended goals and outcomes. Delivers a high-quality experience to members, participants, or project teams. Translates organizational goals into executable plans with accountable staff and volunteers by defining tasks, milestones, and priorities for programs or projects. Delegate responsibilities and monitor progress towards goals. Follows fidelity, quality, and evidence-based standards of programs, projects, or the organization. Challenges inefficient or ineffective work processes and offers constructive alternatives. Follows through on commitments with an appropriate sense of urgency. Demonstrates flexibility when plans or situations change unexpectedly, effectively adjusting plans to achieve intended outcomes.
Functional Expertise: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment. Uses best practices, guidelines, and industry standards as a framework to improve performance. Demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in the technology associated with the job. Serves with purpose and passion.